Microsoft port Windows Mobile to Mobile Internet Devices

Microsoft has brought on a new hire — a former founding member of Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie’s Iris Associates — to help the Redmond software company port the Windows Mobile operating system to new form factors. Len Kawell, whose title is “Distinguished Engineer in the Mobile Communications Business Group,” is charged with “defining […]

Microsoft has brought on a new hire — a former founding member of Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie’s Iris Associates — to help the Redmond software company port the Windows Mobile operating system to new form factors.

Len Kawell, whose title is “Distinguished Engineer in the Mobile Communications Business Group,” is charged with “defining the application model for occasionally connected rich Internet applications in the mobile environment,” according to his biography on Microsoft’s Web site. Kawell is also working on scaling Windows Mobile to “new kinds of devices with larger screens and faster processors — also known as Mobile Internet Devices, or MIDS,” his bio adds.

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